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What I Learned About Bodily Autonomy and Privilege Through Donating My Eggs

Elise Prehoda is a medical student in the Class of 2024 at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine. She is also a recent egg donor.

In the following blog post, Prehoda writes about how she initially learned about egg donation, her decision-making process when considering donation, and the things she wishes she knew about along the way.

I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career

Finlay Pilcher is a medical student in the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine Class of 2024 and a 2021-2022 VT/NH Schweitzer Fellow.

In the second of a two-part series, Pilcher explores how her experience trying, and by some measures, failing to improve Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination in Lamoille County, Vermont reinforced her choice to leave her job as a geotechnical engineer (six years ago) to pursue a career in medicine.